CY108 Japanese Petty Knife VG10 Damascus Steel 150mm – Minamoto [$98.00]

Knife TypeSantoku
Blade SteelVG10 Damascus (Stainless)
HardnessAround 61 HRC
Double beveled edgeFor right and left-hand users
HandlePacker wood
Blade Length150mm (5.9inch)
Total Length260mm (10.2inch)
Weight85grs (3oz)
CountryMade in Japan

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Sharp, rust resistant and elaborate work, Minamoto Brand Petty knife.

Established in 1957, Yasuda Cutlery is one of the leading kitchen knife makers in Seki City, and Minamoto is the brand name of Yasuda Cutlery.

Made of 33-layer vg10 Damascus steel, the cutting edge is very sharp, and beautifully finished from the blade to the handle. Yasuda cutlery has a reputation for its elaborate work.

This is a slightly larger petty knife with a blade length of 15cm, so it can be used for a variety of purposes, not just fruits.

  1. Blade  : VG10 Steel cutting edge(core) is integrated into the 32 layers Damascus steel. Features are…Hard and sharp , Edge retention, Resistance to oxidation, Hard to chip…etc. A little expensive but Vg10 Damascus is the most popular steel for Japanese kitchen knives.

  2. Tsuba : This part is called Tsuba. There is no space between the blade and handle. So keep clean, and prevents corruption. Almost high-class kitchen knife has Tsuba.

  3. Handle :  Made of black Packer wood


  • Keep clean and dry after use.
  • Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
  • Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.